Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Criminology

Stonehill College
North Easton, Massachusetts
Health, dental, and vision insurance. Free parking on campus along with access to the Sports Complex
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.

Equal Employment Opportunity shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, and or ancestry. Stonehill College will adhere to the Federal Requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and its amendments, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practice Law, and all other applicable State and Federal laws. The College is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination. All employees and applicants will be treated fairly, equitably, and with courtesy. Stonehill College encourages diversity and welcomes individuals who will enrich the cultural and diverse experiences of the campus. In accordance with Massachusetts law, employees of Stonehill College are considered employees-at-will.

The Department of Criminology at Stonehill College invites applicants for an assistant professor, tenure-track appointment in Criminology to begin in July 2023.  Our new colleague would join a department of five full-time faculty with a wide range of disciplinary expertise and a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in their classrooms. The department is nested in the Martin Institute for Law & Society that provides our students with interdisciplinary learning opportunities for accomplishing Stonehill’s mission of educating the whole person so that each Stonehill graduate thinks, acts, and leads with courage toward the creation of a more just and compassionate world.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

We seek applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduates and who exemplify the teacher-scholar model with a clear understanding of how to integrate vibrant teaching, research, and student engagement. The teaching load for tenure track faculty is three courses per semester. Successful candidates will be ready and able to teach key departmental classes such as Criminological Theories, and Research Methods for Criminology. We are particularly interested in candidates with areas of research expertise that complement existing department strengths.

Education & Experience

Applicants should have a completed Ph.D. in criminology or criminal justice. ABD candidates will be considered based on experience and a firm schedule to finish the degree by August 2023. Qualifications must include demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Interested applicants should submit online a letter of application, curriculum vitae, one example of your scholarly work, three letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio. The teaching portfolio should include evidence of teaching excellence and course syllabi. (Please include Criminological Theory or Research Methods, if possible), and a statement of teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy and/or cover letter, please explain how diversity is incorporated into your teaching materials and methods. Additionally, please describe how you have mentored students outside the classroom and how you foresee doing so at Stonehill College. Submit required documentation via the URL link:


Please email inquiries to Kathleen Currul-Dykeman (KCurrulDykeman@stonehill.edu), Chair of the Criminology Department.

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

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